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Sick Visits

You won’t always know what illness you or your child may have when you experience an illness, especially if symptoms last for over a day and if you also have a high fever. In these cases, you should come in for a sick visit at Internal Medicine & Pediatric Clinic in New Albany, Mississippi. Our experienced healthcare team will help you or you child with your condition, diagnosing and treating it whatever it may be. Call our office or schedule through our website today for your sick visit appointment.

What is a Sick Visit?

Identifying the source of your symptoms isn’t always easy. In cases where you don’t understand why you or your child may be sick, you should schedule a sick visit at our practice, where our physicians can diagnose and treat your illness and relieve your symptoms as soon as possible. We accept walk-in, same-day, and next-day sick visit appointments.

What Kinds of Conditions Can a Doctor Treat in a Sick Visit?

Our physicians can treat a wide variety of conditions and illnesses during a sick visit, including:

  • Rashes
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Bronchitis
  • Ear infections
  • Sore throat (and strep throat)
  • Flu
  • Colds
  • Recurring headaches
  • Stomach aches
  • Unexplained musculoskeletal pain

If you or your child experience symptoms that don’t subside within 1-2 days or with the help of OTC medication, visit our clinic for your sick visit.

When Is It Time To Bring a Child In For a Sick Visit?

Children experience all sorts of small symptoms every now and then, so how do you know when an illness is serious enough for a sick visit? If your child is experiencing a high fever of 104 degrees or above, if they are feeling weak, or if they are younger than 3 months, you should contact your doctor immediately.

Other symptoms that show they need to be brought in for a sick visit include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Persistent vomiting
  • Cold that lasts longer than a few days
  • A rash with other symptoms
  • Painful urination

What Happens During a Sick Visit?

A typical sick visit lasts around 15-30 minutes with you or your child’s doctor. They will review your medical history, overall health, and existing symptoms, and then the doctor will go through a few tests to better diagnose your possible illness, such as a blood sample or taking a throat culture.

One the illness has been diagnosed, treatments will then be prescribed to alleviate symptoms and help you or your child recover. Antibiotics may be prescribed for bacterial infections like bacterial sinusitis or strep throat.

If you or your child is experiencing symptoms that won’t go away, come in for a sick visit today at Internal Medicine & Pediatric Clinic.

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